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Abu Dhabi to host world’s first Open Fire Food Festival by Steve Harvey

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Open Fire Food Festival by Steve Harvey in Abu Dhabi

In a culinary extravaganza like no other, Abu Dhabi is poised to take center stage as it hosts the world’s first-ever Open Fire Food Festival, curated and inspired by none other than the internationally renowned TV host, film director, and gastronomic enthusiast, Steve Harvey.

This extraordinary event promises to be a feast for the senses, a tantalizing journey into the heart of open-flame cooking, and an ode to the rich traditions that ignite the world of culinary arts.

Open Fire Food Festival by Steve Harvey in Abu Dhabi

Mark your calendars for February 24 to 25, 2024, as these dates will witness the culinary event of a lifetime.

Abu Dhabi Hill, situated within the picturesque Yas Marina Circuit, will be the backdrop for this extraordinary festival. It is here that food aficionados, passionate cooks, and those seeking culinary inspiration will come together to celebrate the art of cooking over open flames.

Fusing Culinary Creativity

The driving force behind this groundbreaking event is MELT Middle East, a dynamic collaboration between OWS Capital and Steve Harvey Global. With their shared vision, they aim to create a melting pot of culinary creativity that will leave an indelible mark on Abu Dhabi’s culinary landscape.

What to Expect

The Open Fire Food Festival is not just another food event; it’s a culinary spectacle that promises to redefine Abu Dhabi’s standing as a creator of immersive destinations and experiences in the region. As attendees gather, they will be treated to a diverse range of activities that celebrate the global trend of open-fire cooking.

Open Fire Food Festival by Steve Harvey in Abu Dhabi

Culinary competitions will pit the skills of talented chefs against one another, while enlightening panel discussions will delve deep into the artistry behind open-flame cuisine. And for those who appreciate the universal appeal of music, live country performances will provide the perfect backdrop to the festival’s vibrant atmosphere.

Open Fire Food Festival Ticket Price

To ensure that everyone can partake in this culinary extravaganza, the festival offers a range of ticket options.

Early-bird tickets, available until November 4, 2023, start at an accessible Dhs60 for entry and Dhs180 for VIP access.


Families can rejoice, as children under the age of 12 can enter for free throughout the festival. Standard ticket prices, starting from November 5, are set at Dhs75 for entry and Dhs225 for VIP admission.

For those looking to savour every moment, weekend passes are available, commencing at Dhs96 during the early-bird phase and Dhs120 at regular prices.

A Culinary Revolution Unleashed

In the world of gastronomy, the Open Fire Food Festival is not merely an event; it’s a milestone. It is set to redefine Abu Dhabi’s culinary landscape, showcasing not only the artistry and skill behind open-flame cooking but also the rich tapestry of diverse flavors and cultural traditions that unite through the universal love for food.

Abu Dhabi is on the cusp of becoming a global culinary hub, and this festival is the blazing trail that will light the way. Prepare for an unforgettable experience that will leave your taste buds tingling and your culinary horizons expanded.



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